On May 16, Vice President Jonathan Nez attended the U.S. Department of Interior 2017 Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony and paid respect to fallen officers from around the country.
"They've had it with what's going on, and we're going to get it taken care of".
H.R. 115, the Thin Blue Line Act- This bill will protect our first responders by including violence against local and state law enforcement officers, firefighters and other first responders to the list of aggravating factors that a jury must consider in federal death sentence cases. There are few jobs more perilous than that of a police officer, and their service deserves to be recognized at every turn.
LEMA helps provide memorial services when a law enforcement officer dies in the line of duty.
A cold rain fell on Madison Friday, as three names were added afternoon to the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial outside the state Capitol building.
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Navajo Division of Public Safety Executive Director Jesse Delmar and Navajo Police Chief Phillip Francisco observed National Police Week in Washington, D.C., including tribal councilmen Edmund Yazzie, Raymond Smith and Kee Allen Begay, members of the Law and Order Committee of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council.
Shepard spoke about bills still being debated in the legislature that would benefit police officers, including one that would allow them to retire sooner.
Nationwide, though, law enforcement has grown increasingly unsafe, with more than 750 officers killed in the line of duty since 2011.
According to the detective, participation by South Plainfield officers has grown over the years with 2017 marking the largest group to head down to date.
A report from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund puts the number of police fatalities in 2016 up 16 percent from the year before.